- Full Shade to Partial Shade (0 - 4 Hours Of Direct Sunlight)
- Height 26 Inches
- Width 39 Inches
- Growing Zones 3-9
Blue leaves with yellow margins, fading to creamy white, what’s not to love! Large heart shaped leaves with a beautiful feather pattern in blue, this lovely medium size hosta will be a showstopper in your part to full shade garden this spring. If you have never grown hosta before, you are in for a treat as they are hardy, healthy easy to grow foliage plants that surprise you in mid summer by shooting up a flower scape, sometimes up to 40 inches tall, as in the case of Liberty Hosta. All that color and you get flowers too! Hosta do well in urban development areas, taking the city scene in stride as well as fitting into any garden bed or landscape border.
Hosta are native to northeast Asia and far east Russia. They are hardy plants, taking subzero temperatures in stride right along with hot humid summer temperatures and still looking great. Hardy in Zones 4 to 9, Liberty Hosta will perform for you in your part to full shade garden. Northern gardeners can plant in light shade with some sun, Southern gardeners will want to plant in full shade if possible to avoid the afternoon sun scalding the leaves.
Liberty Hosta Care
Easy to care for, hosta will appreciate a few growing conditions from you, like an average to fertile garden soil, amended with well composted organic material, a mulch to help keep weeds down and prevent frost heaving in the winter, and a slightly acidic to neutral soil pH of 5.8 to 6.5. If you use well composted leaves, your pH levels should be right where they thrive best. Well draining consistently moist soil is preferred, in fact, hosta won’t tolerate a soggy soil. Fertilizing should not be necessary if you provide a light top application of the well composted organic material for them once or twice in the growing season. Water to help maintain the soil moisture and the mulch will help it to retain the moisture. Plant in the shade, and water in the morning, giving the plant the entire day to dry off before nightfall to help in prevention of any plant diseases.
Deadheading of the flowers that arrive in midsummer may prolong the bloom time and keep your plant focused on flower production and away from seed production. Hosta will spread via their roots, and will need to be divided every 3 to 4 years to keep from getting over crowded. You can also divide the plants in late fall and bring some in to be potted as houseplants. Liberty Hosta makes an especially lovely houseplant. Water and feed potted plants regularly for best results.
Liberty Hosta Spacing
Space your plants up to 40 inches apart. This will give them room to spread out and good air circulation so that they dry out quickly from rainfall or overhead watering. Growing to about 26 inches tall and spreading out to 39 inches wide, this medium size mounding hosta will need all the room you can give it. Again, mulch to maintain moisture and prevent weeds. A good quality pine mulch will work fine. If you want to brighten up your shady area with an easy to care for perennial, look no further than the feathery blue color of Liberty Hosta for your spring garden!
Liberty Hosta Information
|USDA Hardiness Zones: 3-9|
|Plant Type: Perennial|
|Sunlight Exposure: Full Shade to Partial Shade|
|Mature Height: 26 Inches|
|Mature Width: 39 Inches|
|Plant Spacing: 3 - 4 Feet|
|Growth Habit: Mounded|
|Flower Color(s): Purple|
|Flower Shade: Lavender|
|Seasonal Interest: Early Summer Mid Summer|
|Foliage Type: Variegated|
|Foliage Color(s): Blue, Green|
|Features: Foliage Interest, Low Maintenance|
|Uses: Border Plant Container Mass Planting Specimen or Focal Point|
|Plant Brand: Proven Winners|
|Botanical/Scientific Name: Hosta hybrid USPP 12,531, Can COPF|
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Plant Addicts guarantees your plant(s) will arrive happy and healthy, but the plant(s) are being shipped through the mail and accidents happen. If the plant is dead, has dried out roots or the incorrect item was shipped just notify Plant Addicts within 3 days upon delivery. We may ask for pictures but will try to make it as easy as possible for you. Please note plant(s) with damaged branches or wilted leaves will not qualify for this guarantee. Plants are very resilient and will rebound quickly when cared for correctly.
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Time of Order:
- If there is extreme heat we’ll delay shipping.
- We’ll have to review what areas the plants are traveling through along with your location
Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.
It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.